New York City has hosted Stand Up for Heroes to honor US veterans and their families for the past 14 years. Despite the pandemic, this year’s event will take place as scheduled, in the form of a livestream.
Longtime event host Jon Stewart will return to emcee this year’s edition of Stand Up for Heroes, featuring comedians and musicians, including Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Tiffany Haddish, Brad Paisley, Patti Scialfa, and Iliza Shlesinger. A handful of special guests will make appearances as well, such as Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, Ray Romano, Jeannie Gaffigan, and more.
Proceeds raised from the livestream will go to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which aims to help veterans and military families thrive during difficult situations, includng the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Stand Up for Heroes will air live on ABC News Live, TikTok, Facebook, Twitch, and the Armed Forces Network on November 18th at 9:00 p.m. EST. Visit the event’s website for more information.
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